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two boys playing telephone with cans connected by string
We had a major network problem on 7 May - if you attempted to contact us then, please try us again
08 May 2014
two parents and three children - they all look worried by a bill
What did a parent, MPs, lords and others say about The Debt Trap? Find out - we captured photos and quotes from our launch event at the houses of parliament
08 May 2014
an animated family standing in front of their house
New research reveals shocking findings about childhood debt – find out more and help spread the word
08 May 2014
Lana Furness
Lana is raising £1000 this year in support of our work - find out how you can get involved
01 May 2014
The Flipboard logo and two screen captures of our Flipboard magazine
Have a look at what have young people, volunteers, fundraisers, our policy team and more say about our work
26 April 2014
Happy Easter from The Children's Society
The days of Lent are over as we reach the joyful celebration of Easter
17 April 2014
Henry Katende standing beside the Archbishop of York
At this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, Henry Katende listened to and met a man he had admired for years.
02 February 2012
Our Economic Adviser describes how well-being can be boosted by MPs, teachers, health workers, counsellors and anyone who influences young people's lives.
18 January 2012
several young people with certificates from Takeover Day
Young people from our projects in London saw how our organisation works and 'took over' our policy team last Friday.
16 November 2011
Little girls
Joanna Petty shares her experience of attending a leavers' event for primary school children that focused on friendship.
04 August 2011
a woman listening to a girl
Although the government has seen children as passive objects of study for too long, there have been some encouraging indications of changing attitudes.
01 August 2011
Poster created by young people at our SCARPA programme
Fourteen-year-old Rachel Ward spent a week doing work experience at our SCARPA programme. Here she writes about what it was like.
28 July 2011